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Description: Village Cross
Date Listed: 4 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 111055
OS Grid Reference: NZ1701016810
OS Grid Coordinates: 417010, 516810
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5463, -1.7386
NZ 1616 - 1716 GAINFORD HIGH GREEN
(South side, off)
9/102 Village Cross
Village cross. Probably medieval base supports cross of 1897. Cross by Isaac
Charge and Son of Gainford. Base, upon late C19 double stepped plinth, is
badly-worn block about 1.5 metres square. Cross has slightly-battered shaft
and Saxon-type head. Inscription on west face of shaft: IN THANKFUL
COMMEMORATION OF THE SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ACCESSION OF QUEEN VICTORIA
ON JUNE 20TH 1897. THIS CROSS WAS RE-ERECTED AND TREES PLANTED ON THE GREEN
BY THE INHABITANTS OF GAINFORD.
Listing NGR: NZ1701016810
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Source: English Heritage
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